2175
2175
James Monroe and John Quincy Adams
PATENT SIGNED ("JAMES MONROE") AS FIFTH PRESIDENT, CO-SIGNED ("JOHN QUINCY ADAMS") AS SECRETARY OF STATE, AND ("WM. WIRT") AS ATTORNEY GENERAL, FOR A "WHEEL TO PREVENT ROPES & CHAINS FROM SLIPPING WHEN USED FOR TURNING MACHINERY," TO JAMES COOPER, 17 JUNE 1823
Estimate
1,8002,500
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2175
James Monroe and John Quincy Adams
PATENT SIGNED ("JAMES MONROE") AS FIFTH PRESIDENT, CO-SIGNED ("JOHN QUINCY ADAMS") AS SECRETARY OF STATE, AND ("WM. WIRT") AS ATTORNEY GENERAL, FOR A "WHEEL TO PREVENT ROPES & CHAINS FROM SLIPPING WHEN USED FOR TURNING MACHINERY," TO JAMES COOPER, 17 JUNE 1823
Estimate
1,8002,500
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Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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James Monroe and John Quincy Adams
PATENT SIGNED ("JAMES MONROE") AS FIFTH PRESIDENT, CO-SIGNED ("JOHN QUINCY ADAMS") AS SECRETARY OF STATE, AND ("WM. WIRT") AS ATTORNEY GENERAL, FOR A "WHEEL TO PREVENT ROPES & CHAINS FROM SLIPPING WHEN USED FOR TURNING MACHINERY," TO JAMES COOPER, 17 JUNE 1823
1 page (14 1/4 x 11 1/2 in,; 369 x 290 mm) on partially printed vellum, accomplished in a secretarial hand, embossed paper seal of the United States with green ribbon; engrossment light, James Monroe’s signature is good and John Quincy Adams’ signature is dark, tape remnants on verso at edges from former framing.
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Catalogue Note

Virginia born James Cooper was a serial inventor, who also obtained patents for improving Archimedian screws in 1819, and for machinery to supersede the use of cog wheels in 1826.

Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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New York